South East Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A series of low pressure systems will move to the south of Tasmania tonight, Sunday evening and during Tuesday. These lows are bringing cold fronts over the state on Sunday night, early Tuesday and on Wednesday. Cold and fresh to strong and gusty southwest to northwesterly winds prevail over the coming days before shifting to an even cooler southerly on Wednesday with a high pressure centre establishing south of the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h.

Sunday 26 May

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling to 700 metres late. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers developing. Windy. Hobart 8 13
Showers. Huonville 5 12
Late shower or two. Windy. Port Arthur 7 13
Showers developing. Richmond 7 14

Monday 27 May

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the morning. Possible small hail. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Tuesday 28 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 600 metres. Possible small hail. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Wednesday 29 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 500 metres. Possible small hail. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Sunday.

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